einhard

Einhard was born in 775 A.D. and died onthisday March 14th 840 A.D. he was a Frankish courtier and scholar.

He was a servant to Charlemagne and his son known as Louis the Pious, the main body of work he produced was Biography of Charlemagne called “Vita Karoli Magni”. This was seen as a precious piece of literacy in middle ages.

Einhard was born into a family of landowners of importance while his parents sent him to be educated by the monks of Fulda, this was one of the best centre of learning in Franks lands. He concentrated on mastering of latin and scholarship.

 

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